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Portugal is usually not considered one of the important way stations for European Jews fleeing the Nazis, but in fact, tens of thousands of Jews found shelter and a warm welcome there. In the recording below, delve into this history with Marion Kaplan, Professor of History at New York University and author of Hitler’s Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal.

This program was a STAJE Seminar. Shoah Teaching Alternatives for Jewish Educators (STAJE) at the Museum of Jewish of Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is a professional development program for teachers in Jewish schools.